Project Manager

Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Location: Western Cape
Salary: 300000.00
Reference: JN -042017-8252
Job Published: July 24, 2017 10:33

Job Description

The objective of this role is to manage the implementation of client related projects for an end-to-end e-Commerce outsourcing form. 

Job responsibilities would include:
  • Develop and manage project work plans, which are associated with the implementation of functionality for eCommerce & logistics
  • Monitor the deliverables of functional teams that are engaged in the project
  • Assure quality of delivery for the project
  • Drive resolution of issues within the scope of the project
  • Resolve and / or escalate problems relating to the timely delivery of the project
  • Report status to all project stakeholders
  • Manage project budget (revenue and expense) to plan
Key Responsibilities:
  • Compile, review & prioritize demand
  • Gather requirements and assets
  • Submissions and approvals
  • Provide cost and timeline estimates based on requirements & input from offshore teams
  • Create & manage all project contracts and gain approvals
  • Ensures all projects are QA’d and pass all required UAT prior to franchise approval
  • Consolidate and provide feedback, update change logs
  • Responsible for escalating issues/risks associated with project pipeline, capacity and/or scope creep
  • Responsible for project scoping, planning, financial management, invoicing and forecast monitoring
  • Proactively works with service management to report project status, identify opportunities for service improvement and uncovers potential risks with quality for escalation
  • Provide creative and requirement recommendations for projects based on need
Basic Qualifications: 
  • Minimum of Bachelor degree required/ equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in E-Commerce/ Project Management required
Preferred Qualifications:  
  • Strong project management skills with proven experience in delivery of digital content production services
  • Strong client relationship management skills
  • Anticipates key milestones and project dependencies/downstream implications to ensure success
  • Ability to critically assess a project or process to identify improvement opportunities
  • Experience working with agencies, client teams, third party vendors on digital initiatives
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to articulate project requirements, communicate project status, and interface with internal and external team members
  • Exposure to platforms such as Magento, Hybris and Demandware would be advantageous
 Professional Requirements:
  • Team player with the ability to accomplish results as an active team member as well as on an individual basis
  • High level of professionalism, reliability and attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a process and deadline driven environment
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects
  • Ability to translate between technical and non-technical people
  • Ability to identify innovative ways to implement projects within established timeframes
  • Issue resolution skills are essential
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

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